Holidays

Fireworks, Friends, and the 4th: Fun Ideas for an Awesome July 4

Spending this Independence Day with friends? Here are seven absolutely fun and engaging activities to do with your buddies this 4th of July! … Read More

How Father’s Day Changed America

A holiday celebrating fathers, created as the very idea of fatherhood was rapidly changing. But how exactly did we start celebrating the magical gift of fatherhood? … Read More

History of Memorial Day: Uniting a Broken Nation

Nobody quite remembers how Memorial Day started, but it’s a widely accepted holiday that is meant to remember those who gave their lives for our country. It began at a time when Americans were terribly divided. … Read More

What’s the deal with Daylight Savings Time?

As if keeping up with your day-to-day schedule wasn’t tough enough, twice a year Daylight Savings Time (DST) throws a wrench in your plans. DST gives or takes a precious hour, forcing you to rearrange your entire calendar. … Read More

The History of Mother’s Day in the U.S.

The story behind the U.S. holiday of Mother’s Day is bittersweet. It began with a young woman’s fight to honor her mother’s memory, and ends with the same woman fighting to abolish the holiday she nearly single-handedly created. … Read More